Nov 4 2018
The subject of the crucifixion of Jesus is one that has been of major concern of Muslims all over the world, especially when they seek to refute it historically as recorded in the Gospels. Muslim Scholars over the centuries have been looking for a way to interpret the denial of the crucifixion of Jesus Christ because of a single verse of the Qur’an, just a verse, that is all it takes to discount and refute the crucifixion event.
Since this is more of an historical issue rather than theological, Muslim apologist have been offering different kinds of explanation to justify the reason why the Qur’an denies the crucifixion. There is no doubt that there have been conflicting views and explanations for Qur’an 4:157 from different Muslim Scholars, the views are so divergent such that it is impossible to say that there is “the Muslim view on the crucifixion” rather could be more appropriately termed “a Muslim view on the crucifixion.” More